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John Maitland Collection

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RG-121, John Maitland Collection



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Arrangement: The arrangement scheme for the record group was imposed during processing in the absence of an original order. Materials are arranged by creator/subject, then by identifier, as assigned by the processor.

Date Acquired: 07/18/2019

Subjects: Allied discovery of Nazi war crimes, Allied soldiers, liberation of Nazi-German concentration camps, photo-documents, Ebensee Concentration Camp, Holocaust, Jewish (1939 -- 1945), commemoration, John Maitland, Liberation of concentration camps, Recognition by the Holocaust Remembrance Institutions, US Army, US soldiers, liberation of Nazi-German concentration camps, photo-documents

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This record group is comprised of artifacts belonging to John A. Maitland who was an American liberator at Ebensee concentration camp in Austria.

Collection Historical Note

John A. Maitland was a liberator of Ebensee concentration camp as a Private First Class (PFC) soldier in US 3rd Army, XX Corps, 3rd cavalry reconnaissance squadron.

Subject/Index Terms

Allied discovery of Nazi war crimes
Allied soldiers, liberation of Nazi-German concentration camps, photo-documents
Ebensee Concentration Camp
Holocaust, Jewish (1939 -- 1945), commemoration
John Maitland
Liberation of concentration camps
Recognition by the Holocaust Remembrance Institutions
US Army
US soldiers, liberation of Nazi-German concentration camps, photo-documents

Administrative Information

Repository: Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

Access Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection.


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Collection of Folder-Level 1: RG-121, John Maitland CollectionAdd to your cart.
John A. Maitland was a liberator of Ebensee concentration camp as a Private First Class (PFC) soldier in US 3rd Army, XX Corps, 3rd cavalry reconnaissance squadron.  In this collection are a Rolleicord camera used to document the liberation of Ebensee, copies of the photographs taken, Maitland’s dog tag, and documents which record Maitland’s involved participation in Holocaust commemoration as a liberator.
Subject/Index Terms:
John Maitland
Allied discovery of Nazi war crimes
Allied soldiers, liberation of Nazi-German concentration camps, photo-documents
Ebensee Concentration Camp
Holocaust, Jewish (1939 -- 1945), commemoration
Liberation of concentration camps
Post-Holocaust Commemoration
Recognition by the Holocaust Remembrance Institutions
US Army
US soldiers, liberation of Nazi-German concentration camps, photo-documents
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 1: RG-121.01, Rolleicord Ia Model 3 camera, 1945Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
This camera is a Rolleicord Ia version 3 made by German camera manufacturer Franke & Heidecke, produced from 1937 until 1947. It was used to document the liberation of Ebensee concentration camp in May 1945.
Subject/Index Terms:
John Maitland
Allied discovery of Nazi war crimes
Liberation of concentration camps
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 2: RG-121.02, Liberation photographs, Ebensee, Austria, May 1945, May 4-6, 1945Add to your cart.
The photographs were taken by John Maitland, 3d Army, XX Corps, 3rd Cavalry reconnaissance squadron during the liberation of Ebensee concentration camp May 4-6, 1945.
Subject/Index Terms:
Allied discovery of Nazi war crimes
US soldiers, liberation of Nazi-German concentration camps, photo-documents
Ebensee Concentration Camp
John Maitland
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 3: RG-121.03, John Maitland US Army dog tagAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
The identification tag worn by military personnel John Maitland of the US 3rd Army, XX Corps, 3rd cavalry.
Subject/Index Terms:
John Maitland
Allied forces, American
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 4: RG-121.04, Announcement of US Holocaust Memorial Council International Liberator's Conference, 1981, 1981Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Subject/Index Terms:
John Maitland
Holocaust Memorialization
Liberation of concentration camps
Postliberation commemoration of the Holocaust
United States (US) Holocaust Memorial Council
Allied forces, American
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 5: RG-121.05, Correspondence from US Holocaust Memorial Council, 1981, 1981Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Subject/Index Terms:
John Maitland
United States (US) Holocaust Memorial Council
Allied forces, American
Postliberation commemoration of the Holocaust
Post-Holocaust Commemoration
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 6: RG-121.06, Correspondence from Anti-Defamation League of Bnai Brith, 1982, 1982Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Subject/Index Terms:
John Maitland
Allied force, Jewish
Anti-Defamation League
Bnai Brith (B'nai B'rith) documents, postwar
Post-Holocaust Commemoration
Postliberation commemoration of the Holocaust
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 7: RG-121.07, Program from Yom Hashoah at Wilshire Boulevard Temple, 1982, 1982Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Subject/Index Terms:
John Maitland
Recognition by the Holocaust Remembrance Institutions
Contemporary commemoration of the Holocaust
Los Angeles (California, United States)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 8: RG-121.08, Correspondence from Yad Vashem, Oct. 1983, 1983Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Subject/Index Terms:
Yad Vashem, Israeli Holocaust remembrance authority, museum and archive
Post-Holocaust Commemoration
John Maitland
Allied soldiers, liberation of Nazi-German concentration camps, photo-documents
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 9: RG-121.09, Invitation from Israeli Embassy to World Assembly to Commemorate Jewish Resistance and Combat During WWII, 1983, 1983Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Subject/Index Terms:
John Maitland
Post-Holocaust Commemoration
Israel
Recognition by the Holocaust Remembrance Institutions
World Assembly to Commemorate Jewish Resistance and Combat during World War 2
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 10: RG-121.10, Medallion from World Assembly to Commemorate Jewish Resistance and Combat, 1983, 1983Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Subject/Index Terms:
John Maitland
Israel
Post-Holocaust Commemoration
Recognition by the Holocaust Remembrance Institutions
Allied forces, American
World Assembly to Commemorate Jewish Resistance and Combat during World War 2


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